The group’s new chief people officer will also be announced in the coming weeks

PIB Group has appointed former QBE director of strategic projects David Winkett as its new chief financial officer.

The appointee brings over 30 years of experience in the international non-life and Lloyd’s (re)insurance sector to the role, of which 21 years were spent at QBE serving in several senior positions – including as QBE Europe’s chief financial officer.

Prior to joining QBE, Winkett worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for ten years.

In his new role, according to the group’s chief executive Brendan McManus, Winkett will “play an essential part in helping PIB’s next chapter of growth”.

In the pipeline

McManus added: “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome David Winkett to PIB as our chief financial officer.

“I have every confidence that David will take this position to new heights thanks to his extensive experience as a finance professional as well as his leadership qualities spanning many complex international acquisitions and initiatives,” said McManus.

Winkett added: “This is an exciting time to be joining PIB as it accelerates its international expansion.

“I am looking forward to being involved in shaping PIB for its next growth phase that already includes an exciting pipeline of acquisition and growth initiatives.”

As part of the announcement, PIB further revealed that it would choose a new chief people officer in the coming weeks, who will succeed Fiona Andrews as she prepares for retirement.


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